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Back to School Essentials with Young Living

One of the best things you can do before the start of the new school year is to invest in the Young Living Premium Starter Kit.  I wish my family had essential oils when my kids were babies, but I am SO glad that we have them when they begin school.  Besides the typical back to school essentials, don’t forget your Young Living Essential Oils!

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Why the Premium Starter Kit?

The Premium Starter Kit includes 11 essential oils.  10 of these oils are considered “Everyday Oils” because of their versatility for daily use.  They are some of the most popular and best-selling oils.  They are the oils my family uses everyday.  Check out my order oils page for more information on the Premium Starter Kit.

*Always read your bottle labels, check out Young Living’s Web site for more information or contact member services for specific instructions.  If you are pregnant, nursing or under a Doctor’s care, speak with a Doctor first.  For children, make sure they are of appropriate age and are supervised by an adult when using these products.  Always remember for children – DILUTE, DILUTE, DILUTE.  

STRESS AWAY 

Oh, how I love Stress Away!  It is the first product to contain the unique combination of Lime and Vanilla pure therapeutic-grade essential oils.*  It also includes Copaiba and Lavender to reduce mental rigidity and restore equilibrium.*  It was created to combat normal everyday stress that may creep up into daily life.*  Click on My Morning Routine with Essential Oils to see one way I use Stress-Away daily.

Back to School with Stress Away

  • Attach an AromaGlide Roller Fitment and roll the oil generously on the wrists and the back of the neck for the first day of school jitters or before an exam.
  • Diffuse 4-6 drops in a diffuser in the morning before school.
  • Apply 1-2 drops to a diffuser necklace or bracelet before school and enjoy the relaxing aroma benefits all day.  Check out my Etsy Shop for diffuser necklaces.

PURIFICATION

This sweet, refreshing scent instantly deodorizes and neutralizes the air with it’s unique blend of Citronella, Lemongrass, Lavandin, Rosemary, Tea Tree and Myrtle essential oils.*  It also supports healthy looking skin and allows you to enjoy the outdoors annoyance free.*

Back to School with Purification 

  • Diffuse 4-6 drops after school when the kids come home smelling like they have been playing all day.
  • Add 1-2 drops onto 2 cotton balls and place them inside stinky shoes.
  • Put 3-4 drops onto wool dryer balls and throw them in the dryer with clean school clothes.
  • Mix a few drops with a daily moisturizer to improve the appearance of healthy looking skin.
  • Before an outdoor field trip, make a mixture of Purification, distilled water and witch hazel into a 2 oz. glass spray bottle and spray all over body to enjoy the outdoors annoyance free.
  • Massage 1-2 drops onto the armpits for a natural deodorant.
  • Diffuse 4 drops of Purification with 4 drops of Thieves a few days per week for the ultimate healthy immune support.

LAVENDER

Lavender, the “Swiss Army Knife” of essential oils.  Everyone needs and can use Lavender!  It is popular for its calming, soothing fragrance, which can add a fresh scent to any room.*  It also makes for a relaxing addition to bathwater and can compliment many skin care products, body washes and/or shampoos.*

Back to School with Lavender

  • Diffuse 4-6 drops before bedtime to help calm the mind and body for restful sleep.
  • Add 4-6 drops to 1 cup of Epsom salts and pour mixture into warm running bath water to help wind-down after a long day.
  • In a 4 oz. glass spray bottle, add 15-20 drops of Lavender with a pinch of Epsom salts and distilled water and then spray mixture every night on bed linens for sound sleep.  Click on DIY Lavender Linen Spray for more information.
  • Put 3-4 drops on wool dryer balls for a natural fabric softener and a lovely calming scent.
  • Mix a few drops with a daily moisturizer for smooth healthy-looking skin.
  • During season changes, add 1-2 drops to a q-tip and rub it to the insides of the nostrils.

R.C.

R.C. is an invigorating blend of Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Radiata, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Myrtle, Spruce, Peppermint, Pine, Lavender, Marjoram and Cypress.*  It creates a cooling and comforting spa-like experience when massaged with a carrier oil onto the skin.*  It also may provide support for a healthy respiratory system.*

Back to School with R.C. 

  • Diffuse 4-6 drops to breathe freely and comfortably.
  • Massage a few drops with a carrier oil onto the chest and feet after physical activity to uplift and inspire.

THIEVES

Thieves is a powerful one-of-a-kind blend of Clove, Cinnamon Bark, Lemon, Rosemary and Eucalyptus Radiata.*  It’s main purpose is to support healthy immune and respiratory function and it contributes to overall wellness.*  This is a back-to-school favorite and a must-have to use daily!

Back to School with Thieves

  • Add 1 drop with 4 drops of a carrier oil to a vegetable capsule and take once daily.
  • During the fall and winter months, make “Thieves Tea” with 1 mug of hot water, 1 drop of Thieves, 2-3 drops of Lemon essential oil and add honey for taste.  Click on Thieves Tea for Immune System Support for more information.
  • Invest in all of the Young Living’s Thieves products to support healthy bodies all year long!  They are:  Thieves toothpaste, mouthwash, dental floss, hand soap, bar soap, hand purifier, household cleaner, wipes, laundry soap, dish soap, fruit and veggie cleaner, lozenges and mints!

LEMON

Lemon contains the naturally occurring constituent limonene which is a key component in many Young Living products, because it may help to support a healthy immune system.*  It is known to energize and cleanse the body too.  It also may support a healthy circulatory system.  Many people like to enhance the flavor of beverages and foods with Lemon essential oil.

Back to School with Lemon

  • Put 2 drops into a vegetable capsule and take 3 times daily or as needed.
  • Use to make “Thieves Tea.”  (See Thieves above)
  • Add 1 drop to the morning glass of water for a refreshing and energizing healthy drink.
  • Make Strawberry Lemonade for the kid’s lunchbox!  Add 2 cups of strawberries with 4 cups of water, 1 juiced lemon, 5 drops of Lemon essential oil and honey for taste.

FRANKINCENSE

Frankincense contains the naturally occurring constituent alpha-pinene which is a key ingredient in many of Young Living’s blends.*  It has a warm and woodsy aroma that helps the body relax, feel grounded and balanced.*  It can also help the appearance of healthy skin and it feels great massaged onto the body after physical activity.*

Back to School with Frankincense

  • Before school, add 1-2 drops to a diffuser necklace or bracelet to ease occasional stress throughout the day. (My favorite!)
  • Diffuse 4-6 drops in a home diffuser during homework time to increase attention and concentration.
  • Inhale Frankincense from the bottle after lunchtime to help refocus and regroup.
  • Massage a few drops with a carrier oil to the bottoms of the feet to alleviate nervous energy.
  • Add a few drops to a daily moisturizer for supporting healthy skin.

PANAWAY

PanAway is a stimulating blend of Wintergreen, Helichrysum, Clove, and Peppermint essential oils and the naturally occurring constituents methyl salicylate, gamma-curcumene, menthol and eugenol.*  It is the ideal oil to apply after exercise or any other physical activity.*  It creates a soothing, cooling sensation to help relax a tired body.*

Back to School with PanAway 

  • Apply a few drops with a carrier oil to an area of need after sports, exercise or physical activity.

DIGIZE

DiGize is a Young Living exclusive blend of Ginger, Anise, Fennel, Peppermint, Tarragon, Lemongrass, Patchouli and Juniper essential oils and it contains the naturally occurring constituents menthol, citrol, and zingiberen.*  DiGize can be taken with meals to support a daily wellness regimen.*  It compliments the Young Living nutritional supplements while supporting a healthy digestive system.*

Back to School with DiGize

  • Put 1 drop in a morning glass of milk or juice to help ease everyday stomach butterflies.
  • Add 1-2 drops with a carrier oil to a vegetable capsule and take once daily for digestive system support.
  • Put 1 drop under the tongue after eating cafeteria lunch food!

COPAIBA

Copaiba is a single oil that promotes overall wellness and may be an important part of a daily health regimen.* This oil includes the naturally occurring constituents beta-caryophyllene and alpha-humulene.*

Back to School with Copaiba

  • Mix 1 drop with honey and hot tea to support overall wellness.
  • Add 1-2 drops to a vegetable capsule to magnify the properties of another Young Living Essential Oil.

PEPPERMINT

Peppermint is a favorite for many!  It is a very powerful essential oil which may help support normal gastrointestinal function and the body after exercise or other physical activity.*  According to Young Living, “Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is one of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs for supporting normal digestion, including promoting healthy intestinal function and gastrointestinal system comfort.”*

Back to School with Peppermint

  • Add a drop to a morning glass of water or tea to help wake up on those early school mornings.
  • Put a drop under the tongue after meals for supporting healthy digestion.
  • Put a drop on the tongue to freshen breath between meals.
  • Add 1-2 drops with a carrier oil to a vegetable capsule daily to promote healthy digestive function.

Beyond the Premium Starter Kit – 

Once you have a Premium Starter Kit, I would also highly recommend these items when the kids go back to school:

  1. Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier – It contains powerful essential oils and moisturizing emollients to clean and purify hands.*  Perfect for the backpack or lunchbox!
  2. KidScents GeneYus Essential Oil – Add a few drops to diffuser jewelry to increase focus and concentration throughout the school day.*  KidScents oils are formulated and pre-diluted specifically for kids!
  3. KidScents SleepyIze Essential Oil – Before bedtime massage to the bottom of the feet for a peaceful nights rest.*
  4. KidScents MightyVites Chewable Tablets – The “multivitamin” every kid needs daily!  It contains super-fruits, plants and vegetables that deliver the full-spectrum of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients for children’s developing bodies.*

Just to name a FEW!!

Are you ready for the new school year?

Let me know how I can help you.  Feel free to contact me at any time and I will do my best to reply as soon as possible.  Young Living has created a whole new way for us to live or should I just say, it’s been there all along, they just make it easier for us.  I love knowing my family is using 100% pure, natural products to help us live healthy and well lives!  Come join us!

Thank you for checking out my post!

Amy 

 

Sources:

1.  www.YoungLiving.com

 

*Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Read full disclaimer here.‎
 

Young Living’s New US Premium Starter Kit!

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The new Young Living US Premium Starter Kit is AMAZING!!!  I just received mine last week and I was really impressed.  The packaging is beautiful, but more importantly, the oils in the new Everyday Oils Collection are favorites for many!  Young Living has also thrown in some extras to make your essential oil experience that much better!  Check it out below!

What is included?

  • 10 Everyday Oils 5ml bottles – DiGize, Lemon, Lavender, Frankincense, Thieves, PanAway, Copaiba, R.C., Peppermint and Purification.  ***If an oil is out-of-stock, you may substitute with an oil of your choice!***
  • Stress-Away essential oil
  • Roller Fitment to attach to any essential oil bottle
  • Diffuser of your choosing!  You can pick between the DewDrop Diffuser ($160), Home Diffuser ($160), Bamboo Diffuser ($170) and Aria Diffuser ($260).
  • 10 essential oil sample packets for sharing with others!
  • Amber glass sample bottles – LOVE THIS!
  • 2 NingXia Red packets
  • Product Guide and Product Price List
  • Essential Oil Magazine!
  • Wholesale Membership – 24% off of all future purchases with NO obligation to sell!

BONUS!

If you enroll with me, I will personally send you a FREE gift to help you on your oil journey.  I will also include you into our team’s exclusive club, “Oil Moxie,” where you will find support and oil resources.  Check out my order oils page for more information and to enroll.

 

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Feel free to contact me with any questions!

Thank you!

Amy

 

Sources:

1.  www.YoungLiving.com

 

*Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Read full disclaimer here.‎
 

My May Essential Rewards!

My Young Living May Essential Rewards order arrived!  I receive Young Living every month with this optional auto-ship program and it is amazing!  You can change it every month, schedule when it arrives and earn points for FREE product!  Click on “Essential Rewards” for more information.  This month I had a smaller order and I just needed to replenish some of our favorites.  I did order 2 new ones that I am excited to try!  Check it out below!

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What are some of our favorites?

R.C., Thieves and Peppermint are essential oils we order often.  Thieves and Peppermint we typically use everyday (hence, why they are included in the “Everyday Oil” collection.)  See more of the “Everyday Oils” on my order oils page.

R.C. is perfect rubbed with a carrier oil onto the bottom of the feet or chest for respiratory support or comfort.*  We find this handy in the springtime!  What makes it so effective?  It is made up of a unique combination of oils including, Cypress, Spruce, Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Radiata and Eucalyptus Citriodora.

Some of our favorite uses for Thieves are for immune system support and for our spring cleaning.*  Check out my blog post, “Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils.”

I’m not sure who uses Peppermint more in our house?  We love using Peppermint for supporting normal digestion.*

What new oils did I order this month?

Cypress essential oil provides comfort during season changes.*  It can be rubbed with a carrier oil onto the chest for healthy lung function.*  As you may have noticed, it is one of the oils in the  R.C. blend.  Some other uses for Cypress include:  skin support and restoring feelings of security and stability.*

Breathe Again essential oil blend has been on my list of oils to purchase for a long time and I finally ordered it this month.  You can pretty much figure out what this oil is used for by the name.  This blend of Eucalyptus Staigeriana, Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Radiata, Eucalyptus Blue, Peppermint, Myrtle and Copaiba is specifically formulated for supporting respiratory health.*  It is  made in a convenient, ready to use roll-on for carrying on-the-go in a purse, bag or pocket.

Thank you for checking out my post!

Amy

 

Sources:

1.  www.YoungLiving.com

2.  Young Living Product Information Pages

*Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Read full disclaimer here.‎
 

6 Winter Diffuser Musts!

I feel like we have officially entered full-blown winter season, maybe because it looks like a blizzard outside here in the Midwest!  Well, here I will tell you what Young Living Essential Oils my family has been diffusing like crazy!  Here are what we believe to be “6 Winter Diffuser Musts!”

Immune Support

Thieves and ImmuPower are our musts for immune support.  We usually alternate them during the winter months or as needed.

Thieves is an essential oil blend made up of Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus Radiata and Rosemary.  This blend is best known for its cleansing abilities and eliminating airborne bacteria.  It is highly effective in supporting a healthy immune system and good health.*

ImmuPower is an essential oil blend made up of Hyssop, Mountain Savory, Cistus, Camphor, Frankincense, Oregano, Clove, Cumin and Dorado azul.  This powerful essential oil creates a protective barrier and increases positive energy.*

Diffuser Directions

  1. Pick either Thieves or ImmuPower 
  2. Add 6-8 drops of one of the essential oils to the diffuser
  3. Fill the rest of the diffuser with distilled or purified water
  4. For Thieves diffuse up to 10 minutes 3 times daily and for ImmuPower diffuse up to 30 minutes 3 times daily

Purify and Cleanse

Purification and Lemon are our musts to purify and cleanse the air.  We combine both of these essential oils into our diffuser.  Click on, “Homemade Air Freshener with Essential Oils,” to see another way we use this combination.

Purification is an essential oil blend made up of Citronella, Lemongrass, Rosemary, Melaleuca, Lavandin and Myrtle.  It is best known for its ability to cleanse impurities from surroundings while deodorizing and neutralizing the air.*

Lemon is a powerful single essential oil.  It is best known for its uplifting fresh aroma, its antioxidant and cleansing properties as well as its support for the nervous system.*

Diffuser Directions

  1. Add 5 drops each of Purification and Lemon to the diffuser
  2. Fill the rest of the diffuser with distilled or purified water
  3. Diffuse up to 30 minutes 3 times daily

Respiratory Comfort

R.C. and Raven are our musts for respiratory comfort.  We alternate them during the winter months or as needed.

R.C. is an essential oil blend made up of Eucalyptus globulus, Myrtle, Marjoram, Pine, Eucalyptus radiata, Eucalyptus citriodora, Lavender, Cypress, Spruce and Peppermint.  It is best known for its respiratory support especially during the cold winter months.*

Raven is an essential oil blend made up of Ravensara, Lemon, Wintergreen, Peppermint and Eucalyptus Radiata.  It also is known for its comforting properties and support for the respiratory system.*

Diffuser Directions

  1. Pick either R.C. or Raven
  2. Add 6-8 drops of one of the essential oils to the diffuser
  3. Fill the rest of the diffuser with distilled or purified water
  4. Diffuse either R.C. or Raven up to 30 minutes 3 times daily

Uplift and Refresh

Sometimes during those winter months, you need to uplift and refresh your mood and Joy and Lemon are our musts!  Click on, “My Morning Routine with Essential Oils,” to see another way in which I personally use Joy daily.

Joy is an essential oil blend made up of Bergamot, Ylang Ylang, Geranium, Lemon, Coriander, Tangerine, Jasmine, Roman chamomile, Palmarosa and Rose.  It is uplifting and refreshing for moods and inspires happiness all around.  It is the perfect oil to diffuse for everyday stress or if you need a little more energy to get you through the day.*  It’s also known to enhance romance and togetherness.*

Lemon as seen above is known for its “uplifting and refreshing properties,” which makes it a perfect addition to this diffuser combination!

Diffuser Directions

  1. Add 5 drops each of Joy and Lemon to the diffuser
  2. Fill the rest of the diffuser with distilled or purified water
  3. Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily

Blues Buster

Sometimes being stuck indoors for days on end during the winter months can make a person feel “blue.”  We call this trio our, “Blues Buster.”  Orange, Lavender and Frankincense in the diffuser are our musts!

Orange is a multi-purpose single essential oil.  It is commonly known to support a healthy immune system, promote relaxation and positive emotions.*

Lavender is the most well-known single essential oil.  It is the, “swiss army knife,” of essential oils.  It is commonly used for relaxation and occasional sleeplessness.  It also can reduce everyday stress of the mind and body.*

Frankincense is one of the oldest single essential oils.  It is commonly used to increase spiritual awareness, calm and soothe the body and mind while providing support to the nervous system.*

Diffuser Directions

  1. Add 4 drops each of Orange, Lavender and Frankincense to the diffuser
  2. Fill the rest of the diffuser with distilled or purified water
  3. Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily

Relax and Sleep

Lavender and/or Peace & Calming are our musts to help us relax and sleep.  We usually alternate them in the diffuser during the winter months or as needed.

Lavender as seen above is commonly used for relaxation and occasional sleeplessness.

Peace & Calming is an essential oil blend made up of Tangerine, Orange, Ylang Ylang, Patchouli and Blue Tansy.  Just as the name states, it is commonly known to help bring peace and calm to the mind and body.  It is perfect to diffuse after a long day to help you wind down.

Diffuser Directions

  1. Pick either Lavender or Peace & Calming
  2. Add 6-8 drops of one of the essential oils to the diffuser
  3. Fill the rest of the diffuser with distilled or purified water
  4. Lavender or Peace & Calming can be diffused up to 1 hour 3 times daily

Not a Member of Young Living? 

Do these diffuser blends sound wonderful to you, but you have yet to begin your journey with Young Living?  No problem!  I would be happy to assist you!  Check out my order oils page for information.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time!

Thank you!

Amy

 

 
Sources:

1.  www.YoungLiving.com

2.  Young Living Product Information Pages

 

*Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Read full disclaimer here.‎